'Have got a few offers and discussions are on': Ashok Dinda aims for fresh start with new team after being sidelined by Bengal
Bengal's second highest wicket-taker after Utpal Chatterjee, Dinda was ousted following an ugly spat with bowling coach Ranadeb Bose. Putting the controversy behind, Bengal moved on and went on to finish runners-up in Ranji Trophy for the first in 13 years.
Chuni Goswami brought a sense of fitness into Bengal cricket team, says former India spinner Dilip Doshi
Even the harshest of conditions would not weaken the fighting spirit of Subimal 'Chuni' Goswami, who also brought a "sense of fitness" into cricket from football, former India spinner Dilip Doshi said on Saturday, hailing the sporting giant.
During his two separate 45-minute sessions with Abhishek Raman and Kazi Junaid Saifi, Laxman also had in attendance Bengal coach Arun Lal, cricket operations manager Joydeep Mukherjee, and state U-23 coach Sourasish Lahiri.
VVS Laxman to hold online sessions with Bengal cricketers to rectify mistakes made in Ranji Trophy final
Bengal had reached the Ranji Trophy final after 13 years but their dream to lift the title for the first time since 1989-90 remained unfulfilled following a top-order batting failure, which saw Saurashtra claim their maiden crown on the basis of first innings lead.
Ranji Trophy 2019-20 Final: Jaydev Unadkat leads Saurashtra to maiden title after beating over Bengal on virtue of first innings lead
Unadkat, who had single-handily taken Saurashtra into the final with a seven-wicket haul against Gujarat on the final day of their semi-final, rose to the occasion yet again to script a historic victory.
Ranji Trophy 2019-20: Fifth day of final between Saurashtra and Bengal in Rajkot to be played behind closed doors amidst coronavirus
The final day of the Ranji Trophy summit clash between Bengal and Saurashtra will be played without any spectators due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the BCCI said on Thursday.
Ranji Trophy 2019-20: Gritty Bengal script fight back but Saurashtra maintain upper hand on third day of final
Bengal reached 134 for three in 65 overs at close of play, trailing Saurashtra by 291 runs with Chatterjee and Wriddhiman Saha (4 off 43) in the middle.
Ranji Trophy 2019-20: Cheteshwar Pujara-Arpit Vasavada's marathon stand puts Saurashtra in control against Bengal on day 2 of final
Pujara (66 off 237), who was on five when he retired hurt on day one due to fever, and Vasavada (106 off 287) batted for two sessions and five overs as the hosts reached 384 for eight at the close of play.
Arun Lal interview: Bengal Ranji Trophy team full of heroes, says coach as they gear up to face Saurashtra in final
Arun Lal has been integral to Bengal cricket since 1981. He was part of the title winning side in 1989-90, was one of the names who backed Sourav Ganguly and now is the man behind the team that has reached Ranji Trophy final after 13 years.
Ranji Trophy 2019-20: From being rejected by Waqar Younis to starring in Bengal's breakthrough season, Mukesh Kumar comes a long way
From being a non-entity in Bengal cricket till six years ago to emerging a hero this season, it has been a rigourous yet rewarding journey for the low-profile pacer Mukesh Kumar, son of a migrant taxi driver from Bihar.
Saha is likely to be included in the lineup in place of opener Abhishek Raman who is struggling for runs.
Ranji Trophy 2019-20: Wriddhiman Saha may be included in squad if Bengal reach final, hints coach Arun Lal
Test wicketkeeper Wriddhiman Saha may be included in the Bengal Ranji Trophy squad if they reach the summit clash, coach Arun Lal hinted on Monday.
Ranji Trophy 2019-20: Bengal gain upper hand over Karnataka on Day 3 of semi-final; Gujarat script fightback against Saurashtra
Bengal, who won their previous Ranji title during Sourav Ganguly's debut season in 1989-90, would go for the kill to make their first final in 13 years. They had lost to Mumbai by 132 runs in their last final appearance in 2007.
Bengal stormed into the Ranji Trophy semi-final by virtue of their first innings lead over Odisha in Cuttack.
Ranji Trophy 2019-20: Unknown pacer Ankit Beniwal's forced inclusion in Delhi squad for Gujarat clash raises eyebrows
The Delhi Ranji Trophy team selection raised eyebrows on Monday after unknown pace bowler Ankit Beniwal was included in the 15-member squad for the crucial match against Gujarat, starting from Tuesday.
Ranji Trophy 2019-20: Shahbaz Ahmed's twin strikes bring Bengal back against Delhi; Odisha in command against Assam
Resuming the second day on 286 for five, Bengal endured a terrible first session in which Anustup Majumdar was run out for 99 and that triggered the collapse.
Ranji Trophy 2019-20: Bengal pacer Ashok Dinda omitted from squad for upcoming clash against Gujarat
The Bengal pace spearhead Dinda, who has represented India in 13 ODIs and 9 T20 Internationals, was dropped from the Bengal Ranji Trophy squad on the eve of their match against Andhra after he abused bowling coach Ranadeb Bose after a pre-match practice session and refused to apologise.
Ranji Trophy 2019-20: Bengal secure three points in drawn match against Andhra Pradesh; Delhi claim victory over Hyderabad
Both the teams agreed for a draw in the post-lunch session after Bengal reached 46 for no loss in 21 overs. The hosts rued missing out on securing an outright win after the match saw several interruptions because of bad light and rain in the first three days.
Ranji Trophy 2019-20: Bengal coach Arun Lal plays down Ashok Dinda's suspension, says bowler's absence could be a boon for a youngster
Bengal coach Arun Lal on Wednesday sought to play down senior pacer Ashok Dinda's suspension for misconduct ahead of their Ranji Trophy fixture against Andhra, saying it's an opportunity for a youngster to step up and perform in place of him.
Vijay Hazare Trophy 2018: Tamil Nadu ride on R Sai Kishore's five-wicket haul to beat Rajasthan; Bengal win against Tripura
Left-arm spinner R Sai Kishore starred with a five-wicket haul as host Tamil Nadu edged out Rajasthan by one wicket for their second win in the Vijay Hazare Trophy.